Renee joined the Julianne Young Weddings team with prior experience on the fashion side of weddings, having worked at a well respected bridal salon in Calgary. A graduate of the Bachelor of Business Administration program from Mount Royal University, Renee also completed our Wedding Planning Mentorship Program where it was obvious that producing complex & design-forward weddings was what she was meant to do. Renee is a keen listener with a passion for building relationships and planning beautiful & fun events, which makes her ability to bring to life a client’s vision a unique strength. Renee’s tenacity, bubbly personality, and dedication make her an asset to any couple looking to feel cared for on their wedding day.
Industry-leading & internationally recognized
Julianne Young Weddings is an internationally published & national award winning wedding planning and design company based in Calgary, Alberta. With the gorgeous Canadian Rockies in our backyard, we proudly service an international list of clients for beautiful weddings throughout Western Canada and beyond.
We are honoured to hold accolades with the Canadian Special Event Awards, including:
- 2023 Winner of the Wedding Professional of the Year
- 2023 Finalist of the Best Wedding over $250,000 in Canada
Through a range of comprehensive and customized planning & design programs, we flawlessly produce & thoughtfully design weddings that are timeless, elegant and romantic. We craft each wedding to fit our client’s style & vision and add meaningful details to create a one-of-a-kind experience.
With experience comes consistency. We are dedicated to high quality service and impeccable attention-to-detail. We value the individuality of our couples and take the time to be both strategic and creative, bringing a completely bespoke wedding to them and their guests.
We Give Back.
We offer a complimentary floral donation service to our clients and will donate flowers from your wedding to seniors homes & hospice societies, giving you the opportunity to make a difference. To date, more than 1000 donated centerpieces have brought joy to our community.
Owner & Lead Wedding Designer
“To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work” – Sister Mary Lauretta
Winner of the 2023 & 2018 Wedding Professional of the Year at the Canadian Event Industry Awards, Julianne Young is the founder of the company and one of Calgary’s – and Canada’s – most sought- after wedding planners. With more than a decade of experience, Julianne excels in producing large scale & beautifully designed weddings for couples around the world. She has been certified under the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada since 2008 and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Entrepreneurship.
Julianne is known for her timeless & elegant design style and an impeccable attention to detail, that when coupled with her background in floral design, makes her wedding designs unparalleled. Julianne’s energy and passion is contagious, and her love for her work is shown through her genuine desire to go above and beyond for her clients. Julianne is completely inspired by love; wedding planning is “her calling” in life.
Since launching the company in 2011, Julianne has nurtured a loyal network of vendors and an exceptional team of wedding and event professionals. Each member of the tight-knit Julianne Young Weddings team shares notable skill and unwavering dedication that comes from the heart. Julianne and her team are honoured to share their gifts and give couples around the world an unforgettable memory of their wedding day – One of the greatest celebrations of life and love.
Helena completed the Event Management program at Mount Royal University in 2015, and joined the Julianne Young Weddings team in the summer of 2018. She quickly became an instrumental part of making our designs come to life while maintaining an effortlessly calm composure. With a wide range of experience in the events industry, Helena enjoys a change in pace from her full time role working in public health & project management to completely beautify our events and make sure each detail is carefully considered throughout execution. She will spot every wrinkle, straighten every candle, and has an eye for detail that leaves every event looking polished & pristine.